February 19, 2018

Proposed casino project voted down by Surrey council will not go to another area of the municipality

After a proposed casino and entertainment complex was nixed by Surrey City Council early Saturday morning, BC’s Minister responsible for gaming says the complex will not go to another location in the city. Rich Coleman says the city has indicated it's not interested after saying no to the complex on a property that is already zoned for a … [Read more...]

BC teachers have voted in favour of a strike

87 percent of teachers have voted yes to escalating job action to a full-scale walkout with more than 32-thousand voting. The union has said the earliest they could strike is Monday. The Labour Relations Board ruled this week teachers can walk off the job on three consecutive days, if they give two days notice. After that, they can withdraw once a … [Read more...]

Clark marks one year since voted Liberal leader

With this weekend marking the one-year anniversary of Premier Christy Clark's reign as leader of the B.C. Liberal Party, both sides of the political spectrum are weighing in with their reviews. Former press secretary to ex-premier Gordon Campbell Mike Morton says Clark has been sticking to her priorities. "If we go back to last December, she did … [Read more...]

Riley moratorium voted down

A proposed 6-month moratorium on the demolition of the Riley Park Community Centre has been defeated in a 5-2 vote by the Vancouver Park Board. The motion, brought forward by NPA Commissioner Melissa Degenova, requested the extra time to consider options other than tearing down the centre later this year. Allan Buium is with the Riley Park South … [Read more...]

1.6 million voted in B.C.'s HST referendum

VANCOUVER - More than 1.6 million people voted in British Columbia's referendum over the harmonized sales tax.That return is over half of B.C.'s more than three million registered ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]